Cite this page: Pernick N. CD212. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cdmarkerscd212.html. Accessed July 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
- Aka IL-12 receptor
- Interleukin-12 promotes cell-mediated immunity to intracellular pathogens by inducing type 1 helper T cell responses and interferon-gamma production
- Lack of IL12 associated with severe, idiopathic mycobacterial and Salmonella infections, mature granulomas
Positive staining - normal
- T cells, NK cells